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The Unexpected Lessons of 2021

It has been a year of many surprises. Both professionally and personally.  My lessons are for my own life’s journey but if they can help you too, I will share them with you. Who I was when 2021 arrived is no longer here, but lessons don’t make our lives better, happier or easier. They make our lives different. Here are the learnings the unexpected moments…
Christina
December 24, 2021
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The Petalling

If I had one wish for you, it would be to grant yourself permission to live the life of your choosing. To courageously understand the reasons behind your life’s choices to date, and allow for new choices to emerge that are generous towards you.  These choices would exclude pleasing other people, considering everyone else's feelings first, making your life about only serving others and not…
Christina
December 17, 2021
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Your Messiest Drawer

Sometimes, change comes in ways you never expected.  You feel a force pushing you to do something that is confusing at first.  Trust it. It carries a message.  The only way to know what the message is, is to take the action.  And only then you will figure out what in the world is moving around in your life.  Because something is moving.  It doesn’t…
Christina
December 10, 2021
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The 500 Letters

When I was young, my parents used to call me an open book.  I used to share everything that was on my mind.  But for the last decade or so, the real things that trouble me, or break my heart stay with me.  You probably find it hard to believe but I share the most in these letters to you.  You have been my one…
Christina
December 3, 2021
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Get A Hairbrush

Lately, I have found myself inside a new feeling.  Almost as if things are finally making sense.  I understand the hard things better and appreciate the easy things more.  I taste loneliness but can sense the fullness of my life too.  I respect the need for gratitude.  The devastating but timely lateness of wisdom.  If I could name this new feeling I would call it,…
Christina
November 26, 2021
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Write Yourself Down

Do you know who you are?  Like really know.  And do you show that real self to others?  So much so that everyone would feel like they knew you forever.  Realer than the chairs, the tables, the roads.  More real than anything else real.  I have been asking myself lately if I know who I am.  And not the kind of question that leads to…
Christina
November 19, 2021
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